The 10 Elements of Positive Performance Management

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from John Mattone: The fundamental belief underlying Positive Performance Management (PPM) is this: Leaders and their employees must strive to make performance reviews complete, honest, and timely. In the course of executing PPM, you should hold yourself to the highest standards of character, always being fair and honest and never injuring a person’s sense of dignity and self-worth.

Managing Results by Defining “Deliverables” Early On

QAspire

Note: My book ‘ #QUALITYtweet – 140 bite-sized ideas to deliver quality in every project ’ explores the people, process and leadership aspects to build a constantly improving organization culture. Bonus: QAspire Blog was recently featured on Community of Program and Project Managers (PPM Community).

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A Round Up of My Writing in August 2010

QAspire

My Writing at QAspire Blog Excellence: Lessons From Anupam Kher The ‘Invisibles’ in Business Performance Engagement, Leadership and Power of Storytelling Metrics: Are They Mapped With Your Business Objectives? QAspire Blog was recently featured on Community of Program and Project Managers (PPM Community). My post ‘ Engagement, Leadership and Power of Storytelling ‘ featured in HR Carnival - Jukebox Edition at Paul Smith’s "Welcome to the Occupation" blog.

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Ford's Impressive Sustainability Strategy

Harvard Business Review

Three key aspects of Ford's sustainability strategy strike me as critical, and show the company's real leadership: It's based on hard science. For years, Toyota has been the darling of the green business world. The hybrid Prius was a legitimate business home run (2 million sold), and it helped both differentiate Toyota's brand as the market innovator and propel Toyota to unprecedented profits. But now the company faces renewed competition for the title of green auto leader.

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The First 90 Days in a New CIO Position

Harvard Business Review

Managing this rapid change and fostering innovation while "keeping the trains running on time" is the primary leadership role required of any CIO, new or old. In today''s complex and increasingly heterogeneous technology environment, it is also critical to integrate a Project Portfolio Management (PPM) strategy that aligns project lifecycles from concept through development and finally to support and continuous enhancement.

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